Popular Grade Cypress Beijing Xiaoruan with Steel Frets by Song Guang Ning

Popular Grade Cypress Beijing Xiaoruan with Steel Frets by Song Guang Ning

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  • 北京白木小阮
  • Made from Cypress
  • Warm sounding Xiaoruan
  • Professional Grade
  • Comes with semi hard case, 1 set of strings and 2 picks

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Product Details

What it is

A Professional Grade Xiao Ruan made of Cypress wood by Shanghai Dunhuang 'Yun' in China.

'Xiao' (小), translated into English means small. The pitch of Xiao Ruans are higher than Zhongruans but lower than the Gaoyinruan. The sound produced by the Xiao Ruan resembles the Mandolin.

This Xiao Ruan is made of cypress, which gives the instrument a warm sound. The frets are made of bone.

At a glance

 A warm sounding Xiao Ruan. 

Suitable for

  • Ruan players looking to explore and play Xiao Ruan.
  • Starter Ruan players looking for a higher pitched Ruan. 

    Why some might not want it

    • Some players might prefer a lower pitched Ruan to play with. 

    About the Maker

    Song Guang Ning was born in 1934 to a family of farmers. Seeking to improve his family's well-being after years of drought, he ventured to Beijing at the age of 15 and through fate, got into contact with a small Chinese instrument workshop. In those days, there were no machinery suitable for making Chinese instruments, so every single instrument was hand crafted from start to finish. Only after many long arduous years did he first start a new factory, the "Beijing Chinese Instrument Factory". Song's crafts include a vast range of Chinese instruments, with his Zhongruan and Sanxian being the most sought after instruments.

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